Quick Answer: Can Anxiety Cause Frequent Urination At Night?

Does anxiety cause frequent urination?

An urge to pee?

It happens.

In a piece for Anxiety Centre in April, Folk wrote that an urge to urinate is a common stress response for people with anxiety disorders.

Unless your doctor specifies you have a bladder condition that can also cause frequent urination, Folk said anxiety can have this effect too.

Can stress make you pee more at night?

Waking often during the night to urinate can also be linked to obstructive sleep apnea and other sleeping disorders. Stress and restlessness can also cause you to wake up at night.

Should you pee multiple times before bed?

A frequent need to get up and go to the bathroom to urinate at night is called nocturia. It differs from enuresis, or bedwetting, in which the person does not arouse from sleep, but the bladder empties anyway. Nocturia is a common cause of sleep loss, especially among older adults.

Why am I urinating more at night?

Nocturia, or nocturnal polyuria, is the medical term for excessive urination at night. During sleep time, your body produces less urine that is more concentrated. Besides being disruptive to your sleep, nocturia can also be a sign of an underlying medical condition.